Category Archives: The Netherlands

Forest birds out of a shelter

Blue tit

Some of you might already read it on my Twitter-account that I had a great day at the bird shelter of Han Bouwmeester. The shelter is so well organized, everything is present for […]

Harbor seals in The Netherlands

Harbour seal

A week ago, I was lucky to have an opportunity to attend a release of 4 common harbour seals. They all have been rescued out of awkward situations. One of […]

Kingfisher and more

Kingfisher

Finally, I’ve got the kingfisher… Again, I went to the Oostvaardersplassen with a plan. I wanted to make some pictures of the belling red deer, the Konik horses and definitely […]

Belling of the red deer

Belling red deer

Last weekend I went to National Park The Hoge Veluwe. It is nature reserve of approximately 55 square kilometers in area, consisting of heathlands, sand dunes, and woodlands. The reserve […]

Oostvaardersplassen

Spoonbill

2 weeks ago I went to the Oostvaardersplassen. This is a nature reserve of approximately 56km² in the Dutch province of Flevoland. It is a very important wintering area for […]

Meeting a fox family

Juvenile foxes

Yesterday I had the opportunity to capture some red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) again. They are the largest of the true foxes, as well as being the most geographically spread member […]

Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen (AWD)

AWD Deer

A couple of days ago, I visited the “Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen” (AWD). This is an area of 3400ha, mostly dunes and moorland, and is created for the abstraction of drinking water […]

Unexpected fox encounter

A couple of days ago, I was again in the nature reserve close to Amersfoort. This domain us absolutely unknown for foxes living in it however…  I was walking in […]

Roe deer estrous cycle

Morning Deer

Last week I went to a nature reserve near Amersfoort with my friend Gerard. It supposed to be the mating time of the roe deer. What we found was superb… […]